Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1405878 (stock #6175)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$280.00
Fine and rare old rattan “tali” basket with a contracted mouth from the Idu Mishmi ethnic group of Arunachal Pradesh, India. In India they are primarily animist but in China where they are known as the Lhoba they have a strong spiritual affiliations with Tibetan Buddhism. Google “Bamboo and Cane Culture of Arunchal Pradesh” and you will get a good description of this regional craft. As Sino/Arunachal Pradesh border is disputed with China (it should be noted this where the D...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Edged Weapons : Pre 1920 item #1405877 (stock #6174)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$130.00
Fine old rattan/bamboo splitting knife used in basket making. This has a great natural patina on the handle with decorated “butt”, circa first half 20th century. The blade still carries a sharp edge and is still quite serviceable. L: 44cm/17.2in (blade is 11cm/4.2cm). Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1405876 (stock #6173)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$230.00
Quirky and eclectic collection of 35 small repousse copper plaques or tokens (possibly garment ornaments). These were collected in Dali, Yunnan, China in the late 1980s. No two are exactly alike and they seem to be influenced by Tantric Buddhism in that the endless knot, parasol, lotus throne, and temple banner motifs are represented in this lot as well as more traditional Chinese symbols such as bats and butterflies. In the last image I have shown a Qilin the only image in this ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #1405831 (stock #6172)
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$80.00
Fine reproduction of a classic Song Dynasty “oil spot” glazed bowl. D: 12.5cm/4.9in and H: 7.2cm/2.8in,
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1405830 (stock #6171)
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$150.00
Rare ceremonial rice cutter from the Karen people (this particular one is from Northern Thailand). This knife would only be used on the first cutting of the season and as with most all of the rice cultivators in Asia there is a great deal of ritual and importance given to this act, regardless of the religion i.e. Buddhist, animist, Hindu etc. The handle has a wonderful original patina and the blade is till quite sharp.Circa 60 to 100 years old. I am always fond of these sorts of things...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1405828 (stock #6169)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$130.00
Finely detailed woman’s full length three paneled tube sarong from Ende, Flores Island, Indonesia. I bought this in 1988, this was used when I bought in Ende and has remained in storage since then. All natural dyes and handspun, hand woven cotton. Pristine condition with soft and comfortable weave. W: 150cm/59in and L: 1400cm/55in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1405827 (stock #6168)
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$300.00
Rare early 20th century textile from the Mulao ethnic group Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Province. Little is known about these textiles other than they show a close affinity with Maonan weavings and are no longer being woven by this people. This is a two paneled blanket with original border and supplementary weft silk and cotton embroidered pattern of birds, mythical animals and flowers on a cotton field “key fret” pattern. Good condition given its age- there are some patches on the...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1405783 (stock #6167)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$130.00
Ruby red Beijing glass, Qing Dynasty snuff bottle. The neck has an old silver repair. The red color on this piece is particularly sumptuous. H: 7.8cm/3in and W: 6cm/2.3in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1405781 (stock #6166)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$300.00
Lovely semi antique, over 60 years old, two paneled Tai Daeng (Red Tai) blanket from Northern Laos with supplementary weft silk Chinese Shou longevity character medallions and key fret design. This was collected in Laos over 10 years ago. I was in Vientiane recently and textiles of this quality are no longer to be found. There are two repairs noted in enlargements 2 & 3 as well as some minor weft design loss. The Tai Daeng are generally acknowledged to be the best weavers in Laos and the...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #1405779 (stock #6164)
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Fine reproduction of a classic Song Dynasty Jianyao hare’s fur glazed tea bowl with incised mark in the foot, made in Fujian Province. D: 12cm/4.7in and H: 6.7/2.6in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1405778 (stock #6163)
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$180.00
Rare old three paneled “tube” sarong from West Timor, made from all natural dyes, with local hand spun coarse cotton thread. This piece is circa 50 to 60 years old. The center panel pattern has been woven into the cloth with the warp thread forming the design while the border panel motifs are embroidered. L: 146cm/57in and W: 109cm/42in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1405573 (stock #6162)
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Fine Han period, large, bronze ding. This is piece is in perfect condition with no dents or restoration- the azurite and malachite discoloration on the patina is 100% natural and not the result of an acid bath. Center D: 25cm/9.8in and H: 16.5cm/6.5in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1405572 (stock #6161)
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Lovely small three legged cooking vessel from the Han Dynasty. The legs are in the shape of small bears and the handles on the lid seem to resemble wing tips. There is a lot of restoration on this piece in the cooking basin, one the legs has been reattached, so please view the enlargements carefully. There is some warpage to the lid as well, but it is the original one. D: 12.4cm/4.9in and H: 10.4cm/4.4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1405571 (stock #6160)
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Very rare Han Dynasty four bodied Ding. The four basins was cast all as a single piece using the the lost “wax casting method” which is a testament to their skill and technique. Encrusted with heavy azurite and malachite verdigris- aside from a couple of small holes is intact, there is no breakage. The entire piece has a diagonal Width: 30cm/11.8in. Individual D: 12cm and H: 13cm/5.1in. See last enlargement (sorry about the quality of the image)for reference.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1405431 (stock #6159)
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$120.00
Nice old wood bowl from circa late 19th to early 20th century- some losses to the lacquer but otherwise good condition. D: 16.3cm/6.4in an H: 6.4cm/2.5in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre AD 1000 item #1405430 (stock #6158)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$1,000.00
Good pair Southern Song Dynasty Qingbai bowls with popular baby and pomegranate impressed pattern, which means wishing for as many as sons as there are seeds in a pomegranate. Professionally cleaned and in good condition with no damage- see image 6# for the most accurate representation of color. Would sell individually for $550. each. D: 17.3cm/6.8in and H:6cm/2.3in.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1980 item #1405427 (stock #6157)
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Exquisite inside painted glass crystal bottle depicting 7 tigers in a mountain landscape. This piece is dated 1987 which marks the height of contemporary Chinese Arts and Crafts as this coincides with opening up of the PRC and its eagerness to highlight the skill of their traditional artisans. Pieces from this period are much sought after by Chinese collectors since quality has since then declined. The quality of this piece may be recognized by realistic three dimensional details and that it i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1405426 (stock #6156)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$130.00
Northern Song vitreous glazed over white slip Cizhou jar. Nice ivory toned peiec emulating Ding ware. There is a simple repair on one side of the body which is pointed out in photos and chip on mouthrim. Dimensions: 13cm/2.9in width and 9.5cm/3.7in height.